1980 Jesse Barish – Mercury Shoes

Mercury Shoes is the second album by Jesse Barish. It was released in 1980

Jesse Barish is a musician composer, most notable for composing the songs “Count On Me” for Jefferson Starship and “Hearts”, “Atlanta Lady (Something About Your Love)”, and “Do It for Love” for Marty Balin, former lead vocalist of Jefferson Starship.


1  Mercury Shoes (Jesse Barish) 3:09
2  Too Hip To Be Happy (Jesse Barish) 3:48
3  Love Is A Chain (Jesse Barish) 2:54
4  Street Music (Jesse Barish) 2:54
5  Rock N’ Roll Thing (Jesse Barish) 2:55
6  Watermelon Dreams (Jesse Barish) 5:16
7  Valley Of A Thousand Dreams (Jesse Barish) 3:30
8  Badman (Jesse Barish) 4:21
9  Shine On The Rain (Jesse Barish) 4:02


BassDoug Killmer
DrumsJay David
GuitarJesse Barish
GuitarJames Ralston
GuitarJohnny De Caro
GuitarAustin De Lone
GuitarJohn Hug
Acoustic GuitarJohn Hug
KeyboardsAustin De Lone
MoogGreg Phillinganes
FluteJesse Barish
SaxAlto Reed
PercussionSteve Forman
PercussionTommy Vig
Background VocalsDoug Killmer
Background VocalsJay David
Background VocalsAustin De Lone
Background VocalsMarty Balin
VocalsJesse Barish

Liner Notes

Producer – Marty Balin, John Hug
Production Manager (Assistant) – Lorna Grant
Engineer – Matt Hyde
Engineer (Second) – Alex Kash, Rick Sanchez, Tony D’Amico

Art Direction, Design – George Corsillo, Tim Bryant
Photography By – Ron Slenzak

Copyright (c) – RCA Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records
Recorded At – Cherokee Studios
Recorded At – Record Plant, Sausalito
Recorded At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
Mastered At – Sterling Sound
Pressed By – RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis